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SPECIES Tamias (Neotamias) townsendii

Author:Bachman, 1839.
Citation:J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 8(1): 68.
Common Name:Townsend's Chipmunk
Type Locality:"lower Columbia River, near lower mouth of Willamette River, [Multnomah Co.,] Oreg[on]." [USA].
Distribution:SW British Columbia (Canada), W Washington and Oregon to the Rogue River (USA).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Neotamias. Formerly included ochrogenys, siskiyou and senex; see comments under those species. Reviewed by Sutton (1993, Mammalian Species No. 435).
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SUBSPECIES townsendii

SUBSPECIES cooperi

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